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Saturday, 9 December 2017

12:00 - 12:10 Greetings from the Organizing Company by Mr. Dawood Al Shezawi, Chairman of Strategic Group
12:10 - 12:20 Welcome speech from the Ministry of Trade and Industry
12:20 - 12:30 Welcome speech by Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise Development Agency
12:30 - 12:40 Welcome speech by Mr. Islam Khalil, Board Member, Egyptian Furniture Export Council
12:40 - 12:50 Welcome speech by Mr. Ahmed Helmy, Chairman, Chamber of Wood Working & Furniture Industries
12:50 - 13:00 Welcome speech by Mr. Ahmed Taha, Executive Director, Industrial Modernization Centre
13:00 - 14:00 First Panel Discussion ‘Furniture and Wood Products …… Future Trends’
14:00 - 14:45 Presentation and Speech by Steel Wood Industries (UAE)
14:45 - 17:30 Presentation by Homag Arabia
17:30 - 18:00 Presentation by National Hardwood Lumber Association (USA)
18:00 Closing Remarks

Sunday, 10 December 2017

12:00 - 12:05 Opening remarks by the WoodShow Organizing Committee
12:05 - 13:35 Second Panel Discussion
(Furniture and Wood Products Manufacturing …… Challenges and Solutions)
13:35 - 15:05 Third Panel Discussion entitled
(Trade and Import and Export of furniture and wood …. Challenges and Solutions)
15:05 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:35 Presentation by Eumabois (Italy)
16:35 - 16:00 Presentation by Biesse Group (Italy)
16:00 Closing Remarks

Monday, 11 December 2017

12:00 - 12:05 Opening remarks by the WoodShow Organizing Committee
12:05 - 13:35 Fourth Panel Discussion entitled
(Furniture & Wood Products Manufacturing …. Opportunities & Investments)
13:35 - 15:30 Presentation by SCM Group S.p.A. (Italy)
15:30 - 16:15 Presentation by Gabon Special Economic Zone
16:15 - 16:45 Recommendations
16:45 Closing Remarks